The Rebels should be fine under center with Chad Kelly returning for a second straight season as the starter. Now they’ll try to replace three potential NFL first-round draft picks in receiver Laquon Treadwell, left tackle Laremy Tunsil and defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche. Ole Miss hopes talented players like defensive lineman Breeland Speaks and receivers Damore’ea Stringfellow and Quincy Adeboyejo can step into larger roles. Ole Miss was the only school in the SEC that didn’t have a spring game because Vaught-Hemingway Stadium is undergoing substantial renovations.
AP Sports Writers John Zenor, Kurt Voigt and Brett Martel contributed to this story.